Public Administration in the policy process

1- Describe and explain the policy implications of federal taxes and spending as a % of GDP. What impact does this have for the future?

2- Describe one policy issue that should be addressed with both:
Medicare and Medicaid.

3-Briefly describe No Child Left Behind, Race To The Top, and Every Student Succeed Act. View these programs from a federalist perspective and briefly explain the direction you believe federal education policy is pursuing.

4-Describe two policy issues that you believe must be addressed regarding education in the United States. Briefly describe on policy solution or reform that could address each issue.

5- Clean Air Act and Clear Water Act (Water Pollution) Have they been effective? Why or why not? Use data in your answer.

6- “Cap and Trade “explain why you believe this policy should be followed.

7- Explain how the concept of sustainability can be used in the policy process. Be sure to discuss all three components of sustainability.

8- According to “the nation’s official poverty rate in 2014 was 14.8 percent, which means there were 46.7 million people in poverty.”
( I already answered the first part please answer the second part based on the statistical numbers) Part two: Explain what implications these statistics about the distribution of poverty have on future federal policy.
My answer:
A. There is 12.7 % of families, which is 32,615, are below the poverty rate. 21.1% of people who are under 18 years who are below the poverty, which is 15,540, 13.5 % of people who are from 18 to 64 years which is 26,527, and 10% of people who are 65 years and older which is 4,590.
B. White who is under poverty rate is 12.7%, which is 31,089, black alone or in combination is 26% which is 11,581, Asian alone or in combination is 11.5 % which is 2,268, and Hispanic of any race is 23.6 which is 13,104.